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NCJ Number: 212506 Find in a Library
Title: Assessment, Planning Interventions and Supervision
Corporate Author: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
United Kingdom
Date Published: 2005
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
London SW1H 9AJ,
Sale Source: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
102 Petty France
London SW1H 9AJ,
United Kingdom
Document: PDF
Type: Guideline
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This manual describes the features of effective risk assessment, intervention planning, and supervision of youthful offenders.
Abstract: Developed by the Youth Justice Board in England and Wales, the Key Elements of Effective Practice series presents best practice models on a range of topics involving the prevention of juvenile delinquency and delinquency recidivism. The series was informed by the latest research, national standards, and existing legislation and will be updated every 2 to 3 years as new research on best practices becomes available. Each series contains three sections geared toward three separate types of users: practitioners, managers, and strategic partners. The manuals are arranged in terms of the Youth Justice Board’s quality assurance process, which focuses on eight core areas reflecting all aspects of service: assessment, individual needs, communication, service delivery, training, management, service development, and monitoring and evaluation. This manual focuses on describing the features of effective juvenile risk assessment, intervention planning, and supervision for juvenile offenders. Risk assessment should be approached as an on-going process involving the young offender and, ideally, their caregivers. Intervention planning should be based on the assessed needs and risks and the supervision component should offer continuity to the young person and should incorporate regular reviews of intervention progress. Contact information is presented.
Main Term(s): Juvenile case management; Supervision
Index Term(s): Intervention; Juvenile offenders; Juvenile program needs assessment; Needs assessment
Note: From Key Elements of Effective Practice, Edition 1; downloaded December 27, 2005.
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